GOP governor hopeful testing political waters

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun It may be a year off, but the New Mexico gubernatorial race already has candidates out and about. In a swing through eastern new Mexico, Republican hopeful Doug Turner of Albuquerque met Quay, Curry and Roosevelt county Republican party members Aug. 19 to talk issues. He is traveling across […]

Slide guitarist, with Quay County musical roots, inducted into Swing hall of fame

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By Elaine Walker, Anacortes American Reprinted with permission At his Anacortes, Wash., home, slide guitar pioneer Bill Gates shows how the instrument is played with a metal bar and finger picks. He built this guitar himself. Gates was honored by the Seattle Western Swing Music Society several months ago. A fine slide guitarist, Bill Gates […]

02-07-2007

By Howie Tucker s it all over with? Let’s hope so. I am wearing out my computer – doing refreshers on my rules and merchandise surfing. That reminds me: Go to the USGA web site and go to the rules quiz link. Reminder to students Golf for high school students started Monday. If you missed […]

April 19, 2006 Tuck’s Turf

The wind seems like it won’t stop. There will be a mixed scramble Saturday, with a 2 pm shotgun start. Also before the start there will be a quick clinic on the golf swing. Upcoming events l Mill-Strebeck Three-Man Partnership, May 5-7. l Match Play Championship, May through July. l Mother’s Day scramble, 1 p.m. […]

March 22, 2006 Tuck’s Turf

By Howie Tucker Pointer of the Week Five keys to solid wedge play 1. Narrow your stance from your normal iron setup. 2. Play the ball in center of stance. 3. Allow the length of the shot to dictate the length of your swing. 4. Feel like the club face is sliding across the inside […]

March 1, 2006 Tuck’s Turf

Next week kicks off the 2006 high school golf program with a trip to the Santa Ana Pueblo Golf Course. I am looking forward to a great learning experience and having Fun. Let me just take a minute to introduce your team: Oliva Mitchell, Clay Beevers, Drew Hale, Anas Badshah, Srephen Smith, Qasim Badshah, Johnny […]